The numbers (BUDGET):
Second and final draft editing, formatting - $750
Web registration / hosting - $ 95
ISBN registration - $195
Book printing : LIMITED EDITION, hardcover (5 1/2 x 8 1/2) (100 copies) - $1,300
FIRST EDITION, softcover (5 1/2 x 8 1/2) (1000) - $2,200
** First edition printing will adjust upwards to fulfill all kickstarter book pledges / orders in 1000 increments over the initial 1000 print run. If you have reserved 2nd edition printing rights, actual print count will be known and disclosed for first edition print run totals BEFORE the manuscript is sent out to print.
Artwork / cover and map: $1,000
Marketing Material: 100K postcards / bookmark - $3,200
Direct marketing: Santa Clara, Chicago - $6,800
Social Media marketing: $500
TShirts / promo shwag: $500-1000
United States Postal Service (USPS) shipping - Est. 15% of total raised
Kickstarter payment at 5% of total raised
Payment processing fees at 3-5% of total raised
TOTALS: $UGH - Let's blow this up! Keep an eye out for stretch goals and lets make it a fast start!